Taking the Wow Out of Disability

On Thursday many disability activists across the country will be celebrating the fact that the 'Wow Petition', a government e-petition, will have reached the necessary 100,000 signatures to be debated in parliament. They will regard this as an important message to the government from the British public that they will not tolerate the alleged cuts … Continue reading Taking the Wow Out of Disability

What Is the Future for Independent Living?

I grew up both understanding and benefiting from the concept known as 'independent living' although as we roll further into the 21st Century, I wonder if the concept has lost its way and what is its future? Within an different era, where so many disabled people were segregated in various types of residential care settings, … Continue reading What Is the Future for Independent Living?